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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Huaneng Power International, Inc., HNP

Huaneng Power International, Inc., HNP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electric Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in China, Huaneng Power International, Inc., HNP  has a market cap of 14155.89. Since its IPO date on the 10/6/1994, Huaneng Power International, Inc., HNP performance year to date is -28.51%. Today Huaneng Power International, Inc., HNP has gained 1.20%, with a current price of 24.81.

Ownership of the company is *TBA for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 2.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 64.40%. Return of assets are at 3.60%, with return on investment at 9.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Huaneng Power International, Inc., HNP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.99. While Total debt/equity is 1.95. With a profit margin of 9.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 97.20%, and operating margin of 21.10%. Huaneng Power International, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.3, while the quick ratio is 0.2.

For the last year Huaneng Power International, Inc., HNP has seen a EPS growth of 23.40%. A performance for the year of -45.34%. The 52-week high is -50.73%, and the 52-week low is 8.62%. The average volume for Huaneng Power International, Inc., HNP is 80529.

With a target price of 28.5, can Huaneng Power International, Inc., HNP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Huaneng Power International, Inc., HNP. Huaneng Power International, Inc. has a P/E of 5.57 and a forward P/E of 7.01. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 0.43. Huaneng Power International, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.81 and 0.73 respectively. For P/cash, Huaneng Power International, Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 24.81, Huaneng Power International, Inc. has a dividend yield of 11.70%. We see a return on equity of 13.90%.

Looking more long-term Huaneng Power International, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 13.10%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -16.67% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 23.40% for this year and for the last five years a 27.80% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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